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5 Causes and Symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

What is Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? In order to understand what GERD means one should be clear with the terminology separately. Gastroesophageal means esophagus and stomach whereas reflux means return or flow back. Gastroesophageal reflux disease is nothing but a digestive disorder which affects your lower esophageal sphincter (LES). LES is a ring made up… Read More »

Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and… Read More »

Wendy Williams Continues to Experience Complications From Graves’ Disease

In 2010, Wendy Williams discussed living with Graves’ disease in an interview with Real Health. Now, it’s been announced that Williams is taking an extended break from The Wendy Williams Show because of complications from the autoimmune disorder, reports PEOPLE. A statement posted on the daytime talk show’s official Instagram page on January 18, “As Wendy… Read More »